Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ (Plus) – Specifications, Price and Release

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When Samsung S6 and S6 Edge were released earlier this month, this new breed of smartphone titans were made official.  Following edge is its updated version in the body of S6 Edge+ (Plus).

 

You may be wondering what Edge+ is offering that its sibling was not able to.  To help you with, we gather the main points of this newly released smartphone.

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Plus
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Plus

 

Display and App Features

 

Derived from the ‘+’ sign added to the moniker, Edge+ obviously got bigger dimensions.  Just like its older sister, it was furnished with premium materials only due for the giants of the field.  It features heart rate sensor, fingerprint sensor, rapid charging via microUSB 2.0 port and built-in wireless charging.  However, Sammy deemed it necessary to bring down the IR sensor found in S6 Edge.

 

S6 Edge+ also highlights new functionalities unavailable from Edge.  Apps Edge is a new pane located in the same place as people edge.  It enables the launching of any 5 pre-selected applications for multi-tasking purpose.

 

Under the Hood Features

 

Samsung’s very own Exynos renders smooth performance for Edge+.  It gets four Cortex-A57 clocked at 2.1GHz and 4 Cortex-A53 clocked at 1.5GHz, making it an Octacore handset. To help graphical performance, Sammy installed ARM Mali T760 and a whooping 4GB RAM to make app switching in lightning speed.  Additionally, the chipset supports the latest 4G LTE and NFC connectivity greatly coveted by many consumers today.

 

 

Highlights

  • Dimension :4 x 75.8 x 6.9 mm, 153g
  • Display : 7” Quad-HD Super AMOLED (curved) , 1440 x 2560 pixels resolution
  • CPU :Exynos 7420, Octacore4 Cortex-A57 @2.1GHz and 4 Cortex-A53 @ 1.5GHz
  • GPU : Mali-T760 MP8
  • OS : Android Lollipop 5.1.1 + TouchWhiz UI
  • RAM                 : 4GB
  • ROM : 32GB/64GB
  • Camera                 :16MP primary, 5MP front
  • Battery : 3000 mAh
  • Price : (32GB) $768- $815; (64GB) $780 – $920

 

 

 

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